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How to look after your dog’s dry skin in Winter

In Advisor's Blog General Health Skin & Coat By 2 comments

The bite of the cold air can be harsh on the sensitive skin of our furry best friends, causing dry dog skin in winter months. Dry skin can be uncomfortable for dogs, especially when it starts to flake off and build up in their fur. There are steps you can take to care for dog

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Can you help fleas stay away naturally?

In Advisor's Blog General Health Herbal Expertise Skin & Coat By 14 comments

As Summer turns to Autumn, we are getting lots of customers contacting us about fleas. These annoying pests not only irritate pets, and the scratching caused is tiresome for owners too, but more importantly they can also cause severe skin problems in both dogs and cats as some pets can have an allergic reaction to

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5 natural supplements for dogs and their benefits

In Advisor's Blog Anxiety & Behaviour Digestion General Health Herbal Expertise Joints Skin & Coat By 4 comments

Natural herbal supplements for dogs help to improve their health; by boosting their diet you can ensure they are getting all the nutrition they need. Not sure where to start? Here’s our top 5 best natural supplements for dogs and why we recommend them for regular use: 1. Keeper’s Mix Keeper’s Mix for Dogs is

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6 Summer Dangers for Your Pet and How You Can Help

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Whether it’s piping hot or a touch cooler this Summer certain problems with our pets often arise. Here at Dorwest Herbs, we have put together some tips to help combat these common problems with the use of herbal pet remedies. 1. Fleas and ticks The population of both these parasites rise during the warmer months

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats Skin

In Advisor's Blog Animal Behaviour General Health Skin & Coat By 1 comments

Cats can be tricky to read, if they’re flicking their tail, does it mean they’re happy or angry? It’s even harder to tell if something is wrong with them, which is why at Dorwest Herbs we’ve heard several customers ask, “why does my cat’s skin twitch?” and “why is my cat’s skin dry?” We share

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7 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Cool

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The Great British Summer is finally producing some of the very hot and sunny days we are sometimes fortunate to have in the UK! Whilst this is celebrated by us humans, for dogs it isn’t always so enjoyable. Feel more prepared and read our tips on keeping your dog cool in the summer. As the

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5 Ways to Help Your Dog’s Dry Skin

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In short haired dogs a little ‘dandruff’ or dry skin can quickly be very evident, however dry skin isn’t as easy to spot in longer coated dogs – if you part the coat you may see the odd flakes of skin flaking away. Dry skin can make your dog very itchy and this can get

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Herbie the baldy dog

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“After a few stressful knee operations, our poor boy lost a lot of hair. We were recommended to contact Dorwest, and with their help and advice and his raw diet, this is the transformation from September last year to this January. We can’t thank you enough!”     Just gone 3 years old, Herbie has

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Yeasty smelly skin? No more nasty niffs for Hamish

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Hamish, a 10 year old Westie, had an ongoing yeast infection which caused him to lose his fur and made his skin black, thick and smelly. Hamish came to his owner Pauline when she was a foster carer for Westie Rescue Scheme and after endless visits to the vets, trying and testing different products, there

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